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They are dried grapes. They contain a great quantity of sugars, reason for which they are already quite famous as aphrodisiacs and energizing. They are recommended to overweight men, with lots of adipose tissue.
In the daily diet, they successfully replace refined sugar and the sweets made from it. They are ingredients of certain aphrodisiac recipes, alongside honey, cocoa, germinated wheat, aphrodisiac spices.
They are used in rejuvenating cures, or in the raw-fruits and vegetables diets for their high energetic in-take.
They are a Yang aliment.
They may be consumed raw or dried. When fresh, the figs have diuretic and purifying qualities, and are a great help in the de-tox cures.
When dried, they have a high level of sugars, 62-80 % and are a remarkably aphrodisiac aliment. They also contain vitamins A, B1, B2, P, C and minerals that have an important role in preserving the sexual function of the organism: calcium, magnesium, zinc, potassium, and phosphor.
The figs are useful in the treatment of vascular impotence, in the states of asthenia, physical weakness, and lack of vitality.
For the overweight people, our recommendation of figs urges to moderation.
In the tropical countries it is largely used for the increase of the sexual strength. The pineapple also has a relatively high level of sugars, 16-19 %. It also contains vitamins A, C and some of the B complex vitamins.
Among the minerals, we mention: magnesium, potassium, manganese, phosphor, and iron. It also contains a digestive ferment that helps the digestion of proteins, and therefore it is recommended to people with digestion and metabolism disorders.
In the ancient Greece, it was considered a symbol of vitality and fecundity. The bright red color of its core made inevitable its association with the color of blood, symbol of life itself.
Despite its fame, this fruit was not studied properly by the nutritionists. It is firstly appreciated because of certain tannins and bitter substances that grant it tonic, immune stimulatory and anti-infectious properties. It is especially indicated in fighting asthenia, obesity and intoxications.
The Oriental medicine recommends pomegranates for men predisposed towards inactivity, somnolence, or with an inertial temper.
Fasting implies not eating or drinking anything except water for 24 hours in a row. Approached moderately and wisely, fasting can have aphrodisiac effects.
Fasting is one of the best remedies against impotence in the case of obese people, or people who have consumed unhealthy food and alcohol for a long time.
It is indicated as a quick and very effective means of des-intoxication for people who abused of powerful and noxious aphrodisiacs such as drugs, certain alcoholic drinks.
For men suffering from premature ejaculation, lack of appetite, somnolence or apathy we recommend two days of fasting per week, along with an intense process of amplifying the solar energy through characteristic Taoist or yogic procedures and techniques. It is also recommended for people who cannot control their temper, having accesses of anger, or irritability.
Its purifying effects are ample, and even the allopath medicine recommends it, under the name of complete alimentary repose. Moreover, during the acute phases of infectious diseases fasting is recommended as the organismís energy is no longer directed towards the digestive process, but towards defending against the invading micro-organisms.
Some Taoist masters recommend to all men one day of fasting per week, in order to "clear their minds and their emotions".